Stainless Steel Flanges from India: Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews, 17439-17440 [E6-5027]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 66 / Thursday, April 6, 2006 / Notices section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act, the Department may extend the 245-day period to 365 days if it is not practicable to complete the review within a 245-day period. We determine that completion of the preliminary results of this review within the 245-day period is not practicable. A number of complex issues concerning the respondent company’s intercorporate relationships have arisen in the case. As a result, the Department needs additional time to gather supplemental responses from the company and its affiliate participating in the review. In order to obtain and analyze the necessary additional information, we are extending the time period for issuing the preliminary results of review by 120 days to August 31, 2006, in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.213(h)(2) of the Department’s regulations. Therefore, the preliminary results are now due no later than August 31, 2006. The final results continue to be due 120 days after publication of the preliminary results. This notice is published in accordance with sections 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: March 30, 2006. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–5029 Filed 4–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–831] Notice of Extension of Time Limit for Final Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review: Certain Malleable Iron Pipe Fittings from the People’s Republic of China Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 6, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sochieta Moth, AD/CVD Operations, Office 8, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone; (202) 482–0168. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: Background On December 23, 2005, the Department of Commerce (‘‘The Department’’) published the preliminary VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Apr 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 results of the administrative review of the antidumping duty order on malleable iron pipe fittings from the People’s Republic of China covering the period December 2, 2003, through November 30, 2004. See Certain Malleable Iron Pipe Fittings From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Administrative Review, 70 FR 76234 (December 23, 2005) (‘‘Preliminary Results’’). The final results of review are currently due no later than April 22, 2006. Extension of Time Limits for Final Results Pursuant to section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and section 351.213(h)(1) of the Department’s regulations, the Department shall issue the preliminary results of an administrative review within 245 days after the last day of the anniversary month of the date of publication of the antidumping duty order. The Act further provides that the Department shall issue the final results of review within 120 days after the date on which the notice of the preliminary results was published in the Federal Register. However, if the Department determines that it is not practicable to complete the review within this time period, section 751(a)(3)(A) of the Act and section 351.213(h)(2) of the Department’s regulations allow the Department to extend the 245-day period to 365 days and the 120-day period to 180 days. We find that it is not practicable to complete the final results in this administrative review by April 22, 2006, because additional time is needed to analyze a significant amount of information submitted in response to supplemental questionnaires that were issued subsequent to the Preliminary Results. Therefore, the Department is extending the time limit for the completion of these final results by 60 days until no later than Wednesday, June 21, 2006, which is 180 days from the date on which the notice of the Preliminary Results was published. Briefing and Hearing Request Schedule In the Preliminary Results, the Department stated that it would notify all parties of the briefing and hearing request schedule at a later date. Any interested party may submit case briefs and/or written comments, and request a hearing, within 20 days of the date of publication of this notice. The deadline for interested parties to submit rebuttal briefs and rebuttals to written comments, limited to issues raised in such briefs or comments, is 27 days after the publication of this notice of PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17439 extension. A hearing, if requested, will be held at the main Commerce Department building at a time and location to be determined. Issues raised in hearings will be limited to those raised in the respective case and rebuttal briefs. Parties who submit case or rebuttal briefs in these proceedings are requested to submit with each argument (1) a statement of the issue, and (2) a brief summary of the argument with an electronic version included. This notice is issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(3)(A) and 777(i) of the Act. Dated: March 30, 2006. Stephen J. Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–5030 Filed 4–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–533–809] Stainless Steel Flanges from India: Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received requests for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on certain forged stainless steel flanges (flanges) from India issued on February 9, 1994. See Amended Final Determination and Antidumping Duty Order; Certain Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India, 59 FR 5994 (February 9, 1994). In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(d) (2005), we are initiating antidumping new shipper reviews of Kunj Forgings Pvt. Ltd. (Kunj), Micro Forge (India), Ltd. (Micro), Pradeep Metals Limited (Pradeep), and Rollwell Forge, Ltd. (Rollwell), exporters and producers that requested new shipper reviews. EFFECTIVE DATE: April 6, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker, Michael Heaney, or Robert James, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: (202) 482–2924, (202) 482– 4475, or (202) 482–0649, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\06APN1.SGM 06APN1 17440 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 66 / Thursday, April 6, 2006 / Notices Background In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(d), the Department received timely requests submitted by Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell (all producers and exporters of flanges) for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on flanges from India. See February 28, 2006, letters from Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell to the Secretary of Commerce requesting new shipper reviews. Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(b), Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell certified that they are both exporters and producers of the subject merchandise, that they did not export subject merchandise to the United States during the period of the investigation (POI) (July 1, 1992 through December 31, 1992), and that since the investigation was initiated, they have not been affiliated with any producer or exporter who exported the subject merchandise to the United States during the POI. They also submitted documentation establishing the date on which they first shipped the subject merchandise to the United States, the volume of those shipments, and the date of their first sales to unaffiliated customers in the United States. They also certified they had no shipments to the United States during the period subsequent to their first shipments. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Initiation of Review In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and section 351.214(d) of the Department’s regulations, we find that the requests submitted by Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, Rollwell meet the threshold requirements for initiation of a new shipper review. Accordingly, we are initiating new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on flanges from India manufactured and exported by Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell. These reviews cover the period February 1, 2005, through January 31, 2006. We intend to issue the preliminary results of these reviews no later than 180 days after the date on which these reviews are initiated, and the final results within 90 days after the date on which we issue the preliminary results. See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of the Act. We will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to suspend liquidation of any unliquidated entries of the subject merchandise from Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell, and allow, at the option of the importer, the posting, until completion of the reviews, of a bond or security in lieu of a cash VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Apr 05, 2006 Jkt 208001 deposit for each entry of the merchandise produced and exported by Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iii) of the Act and 19 CFR 351.214(e). Because each of the four companies certified that it both produces and exports the subject merchandise, the sales of which are the basis for these new shipper review requests, we will permit the bonding privilege only for those entries of subject merchandise for which the company is both the manufacturer and the exporter. Interested parties may submit applications for disclosure under administrative protective order in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305 and 351.306. This initiation and this notice are issued and published in accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and sections 351.214(d) and 351.221(c)(1)(i) of the Department’s regulations. Dated: March 31, 2006. Stephen Claeys, Deputy Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration. [FR Doc. E6–5027 Filed 4–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [C–475–819] Certain Pasta From Italy: Preliminary Results of the Ninth Countervailing Duty Administrative Review and Notice of Intent To Revoke Order, in Part Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce is conducting an administrative review of the countervailing duty order on certain pasta from Italy for the period January 1, 2004, through December 31, 2004. We preliminarily find that the countervailing duty rates during the period of review for all of the producers/exporters under review are either zero or de minimis. See the ‘‘Preliminary Results of Review’’ section, below. We are also preliminarily revoking the order with respect to Pasta Lensi S.r.l., in accordance with section 751(d)(1) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (‘‘the Act’’), and 19 CFR 351.222(c)(3). See the ‘‘Partial Revocation’’ section, below. Interested parties are invited to comment on these preliminary results (see the ‘‘Public Comment’’ section of this notice). DATES: Effective Date: April 6, 2006. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Twyman or Brandon Farlander, AD/CVD Operations, Office 1, Import Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–3534 and (202) 482–0182, respectively. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On July 24, 1996, the Department of Commerce (‘‘the Department’’) published a countervailing duty order on certain pasta (‘‘pasta’’ or ‘‘subject merchandise’’) from Italy. See Notice of Countervailing Duty Order and Amended Final Affirmative Countervailing Duty Determination: Certain Pasta From Italy, 61 FR 38544 (July 24, 1996). On July 1, 2005, the Department published a notice of ‘‘Opportunity to Request Administrative Review’’ of this countervailing duty order for calendar year 2004, the period of review (‘‘POR’’). See Antidumping or Countervailing Duty Order, Finding, or Suspended Investigation; Opportunity to Request Administrative Review, 70 FR 38099 (July 1, 2005). On July 28, 2005, we received a request for review from Pastificio Laporta S.a.s (‘‘Laporta’’). On July 29, 2005, we received requests for reviews from the following four producers/exporters of subject merchandise: Pastificio Antonio Pallante S.r.l. (‘‘Pallante’’), Corticella Molini e Pastifici S.p.a. (‘‘Corticella’’)/ Pasta Combattenti S.p.a. (‘‘Combattenti’’) (collectively, ‘‘Corticella/Combattenti’’), Atar S.r.l. (‘‘Atar’’), and Moline e Pastificio Tomasello S.r.l. (‘‘Tomasello’’). On August 1, 2005, we received a request for review and a request for revocation from Pasta Lensi S.r.l. (‘‘Pasta Lensi’’).1 (See the ‘‘Partial Revocation’’ section, below.) In accordance with 19 CFR 351.221(c)(1)(i), we published a notice of initiation of the review on August 29, 2005. See Initiation of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Administrative Reviews and Requests for Revocation in Part, 70 FR 51009 (August 29, 2005). On August 31, 2005, we issued countervailing duty questionnaires to the Commission of the European Union, the Government of Italy (‘‘GOI’’), Pallante, Corticella/Combattenti, Pasta Lensi, Tomasello, Laporta, and Atar. We received all responses to our questionnaire in October 2005. We issued supplemental questionnaires to 1 Pasta Lensi is the successor-in-interest to IAPC Italia S.r.1. See Notice of Final Results of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Changed Circumstances Reviews: Certain Pasta from Italy, 68 FR 41553 (July 14, 2003). 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 66 (Thursday, April 6, 2006)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration

[A-533-809]


Stainless Steel Flanges from India: Notice of Initiation of 
Antidumping Duty New Shipper Reviews

AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, 
Department of Commerce.
SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) has received 
requests for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on 
certain forged stainless steel flanges (flanges) from India issued on 
February 9, 1994. See Amended Final Determination and Antidumping Duty 
Order; Certain Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India, 59 FR 5994 
(February 9, 1994). In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the 
Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act), and 19 CFR 351.214(d) (2005), 
we are initiating antidumping new shipper reviews of Kunj Forgings Pvt. 
Ltd. (Kunj), Micro Forge (India), Ltd. (Micro), Pradeep Metals Limited 
(Pradeep), and Rollwell Forge, Ltd. (Rollwell), exporters and producers 
that requested new shipper reviews.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 6, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Baker, Michael Heaney, or Robert 
James, AD/CVD Operations, Office 7, Import Administration, 
International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14\th\ 
Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 
(202) 482-2924, (202) 482-4475, or (202) 482-0649, respectively.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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Background

    In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.214(d), the Department received timely requests submitted by Kunj, 
Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell (all producers and exporters of flanges) 
for new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on flanges from 
India. See February 28, 2006, letters from Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and 
Rollwell to the Secretary of Commerce requesting new shipper reviews.
    Pursuant to 19 CFR 351.214(b), Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell 
certified that they are both exporters and producers of the subject 
merchandise, that they did not export subject merchandise to the United 
States during the period of the investigation (POI) (July 1, 1992 
through December 31, 1992), and that since the investigation was 
initiated, they have not been affiliated with any producer or exporter 
who exported the subject merchandise to the United States during the 
POI. They also submitted documentation establishing the date on which 
they first shipped the subject merchandise to the United States, the 
volume of those shipments, and the date of their first sales to 
unaffiliated customers in the United States. They also certified they 
had no shipments to the United States during the period subsequent to 
their first shipments.

Initiation of Review

    In accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and section 
351.214(d) of the Department's regulations, we find that the requests 
submitted by Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, Rollwell meet the threshold 
requirements for initiation of a new shipper review. Accordingly, we 
are initiating new shipper reviews of the antidumping duty order on 
flanges from India manufactured and exported by Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, 
and Rollwell. These reviews cover the period February 1, 2005, through 
January 31, 2006. We intend to issue the preliminary results of these 
reviews no later than 180 days after the date on which these reviews 
are initiated, and the final results within 90 days after the date on 
which we issue the preliminary results. See section 751(a)(2)(B)(iv) of 
the Act.
    We will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection to suspend 
liquidation of any unliquidated entries of the subject merchandise from 
Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell, and allow, at the option of the 
importer, the posting, until completion of the reviews, of a bond or 
security in lieu of a cash deposit for each entry of the merchandise 
produced and exported by Kunj, Micro, Pradeep, and Rollwell in 
accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B)(iii) of the Act and 19 CFR 
351.214(e). Because each of the four companies certified that it both 
produces and exports the subject merchandise, the sales of which are 
the basis for these new shipper review requests, we will permit the 
bonding privilege only for those entries of subject merchandise for 
which the company is both the manufacturer and the exporter.
    Interested parties may submit applications for disclosure under 
administrative protective order in accordance with 19 CFR 351.305 and 
351.306.
    This initiation and this notice are issued and published in 
accordance with section 751(a)(2)(B) of the Act and sections 351.214(d) 
and 351.221(c)(1)(i) of the Department's regulations.

    Dated: March 31, 2006.
Stephen Claeys,
Deputy Assistant Secretaryfor Import Administration.
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